The Education Center
with 10 classrooms and teachers’ lounge serves about
450 students from toddler to adult level (total 9
levels). JSMC Pathshala (religious class) is one of
the oldest Pathshala in USA and one of the largest
one outside of India. More than 40 dedicated
teachers from local membership uses JAINA Education
curriculum and educates JSMC students every 1st
and 3rd Sunday of the month.
For details on Pathshala curriculum
and books visit
Pathshala registration is $35 yearly. For
questions on Pathshala program send email to
Jain Youth Forum of Chicago
is a part of JSMC focusing on all the youth related
activities. To cultivate Jain values in a fun
environment, throughout the year, there are many
activities being planned including Lock-in, Ski
trip, Youth convention, cultural events, etc.
To actively participate and lead any youth events,
send your input to
becoming a member, you will be making a positive
contribution to the local Jain community and
ensuring that the future generation will continue to
learn about Jain heritage.
In addition you will also enjoy discounts on
JSMC sponsored programs and subscription to
Individual Life membership:
18 to 64 years- $401
Age 65+ years - $251
Family Life membership: $501
that the Children of family members lose their
membership privileges consequent upon marriage or
attainment of 25 years of age, or whichever occurs
As your children fall in to one of these categories,
please encourage their consideration in becoming
life member(s) to continue enjoying the benefits of
JSMC life membership.
membership related questions, send email to
The Community hall is equipped with state of the art
theatrical stage with curtains and high-tech lights
and sound system. Next to stage are two green rooms
and several meeting rooms. This multipurpose hall
can accommodate about 1500 people in theater style
seating and about 800 in banquet style seating.
40,000 sq. ft. lower level has a specious kitchen,
and large dining area. Kitchen is fully equipped to
make meals for about 2000 people. Dining area with
expanded space can comfortably accommodate 1200
people at a time. Religious education center has
This community area is available for private
functions on a donation basis for various occasions
like marriage, Garaba, musical evening, drama,
cultural programs, conventions, exhibitions, vendor
personal or group rental need please send inquiry to
Finance & Accounting
For question regarding your invoices, receipts, and
annual statements for the pledges and donations you
made to JSMC, please send email to
JSMC accepts online donations.
please email to
firstname.lastname@example.org if you
have any questions on available opportunities.
Some of the main religious events celebrated throughout
the year are – Paryushan, Dash Lakshana, Mahavir
Jayanti, Shrimad Rajchandra Day, Temple Anniversary,
and Diwali. Also, there are many daily, weekly, and
monthly religious activities such as Bhavana, Snatra
pooja, etc. performed on regular basis. All these
event and special poojas are announced through
newsletter and on website.
For questions on religeous services offered at JSMC
or any general questions, send email to
Want to Volunteer?
JSMC is completely volunteers driven, and in always need
of volunteers for all activities at the center.
To sign up, please click